Ava DuVernay Declines Marvel’s Offer To Direct “Black Panther” Movie We should have known it was too good to be true… Yesterday, at the ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, BOSSIP spoke to director Ava DuVernay about her potential involvement in
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NEW ORLEANS -- Ava DuVernay will not be directing Marvel’s “Black Panther” movie, she confirmed to The Huffington Post on Friday. “It wasn't for me," DuVernay told HuffPost at the 21st annual Essence Music Festival. "I loved exploring...Show More Summary
There are several theories concerning the origin of jazz. The most prevalent is that jazz originated primarily in New Orleans, a so-called "gumbo" of influences ranging from African polyrhythms to European classical to American Negro spirituals, and permeated the turn-of-the-century culture to the p...
Nicolas Cage is often the butt of many movie fan jokes, but just when you’re about to give up on the guy, he’ll come up with something like National Treasure or Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, where he knocks it out of the park. Show More Summary
When the sht hit the fan, New Orleans stayed in touch digitally. Here are some of their heart-wrenching stories
Essence Festival 2015 brought the love to the community in New Orleans with a day of service on Thursday July 2. The day of community service took place before the festival itself opened on Friday, and attracted many powder-blue shirted volunteers to give back to the community at specially chosen sites across New Orleans. Show More Summary
Trey Songz performed on the first night of the 2015 Essence Music Festival, which took place at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Thursday evening (July 2). Continue reading…
A gunman dressed as a Walmart employee made off with $120,000 from a New Orleans Walmart early Thursday.
In a contrite and moving open letter published in The New Orleans Advocate, a gay former staffer for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal sheds light on the “fringe” anti-gay “elements surrounding, insulating and shrouding” the Rep… The post Gay Former Staffer for Bobby Jindal: He Is Defined By The Anti-Gay Company He Keeps appeared first on Towleroad.
The New Orleans Saints may have disappointed in 2014, but with quarterback Drew Brees, it's not crazy to expect a turnaround in 2015. What could make the Saints succeed in 2015? Which players need to step up? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Matt Bowen discuss the Saints offense in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
The National Right to Life Convention rolls into New Orleans one week from now! This three-day conference (July 9-11th) will bring together grassroots activists and pro-life leaders from across the country and center around the theme; “Be a Voice for the Voiceless.” The pro-life newcomer will be inspired and empowered to get more involved and […]
A Louisiana man who spent three decades on death row before his murder conviction was thrown out has died at his home in New Orleans less than 16 months after winning his freedom, the New York Times reported. Glenn Ford, 65, who was diagnosed with lung cancer, passed away Monday at a home provided...
Emma Roberts keeps it cool and casual as she tries to stay dry under an umbrella while on set of a “Special Project” on Wednesday (July 1) in New Orleans, La. “Working on a top secret project today,” the 24-year-old actress captioned on her Instagram post. “I can’t wait to share with you guys!!!!!!!! @elkincollection [...]
BP’s record $18.7 billion settlement leaves numerous smaller private lawsuits to be mopped up. ||| New Orleans - BP’s record $18.7 billion settlement ended government claims over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, leaving numerous smaller...Show More Summary
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has been relentlessly resisting the Supreme Court's historic decision that made same-sex marriage legal in every state. On Thursday, the federal trial court in New Orleans released a ruling that ended Jindal's nearly weeklong effort to hold out. Show More Summary
Things just got worse for Young Money rapper Flow. In May, Flow allegedly killed two men in his hometown of New Orleans and has been on the run since. Now cops have finally apprehended him and placed him under arrest. Nola.com reports that he was taken into custody in Baton Rouge for his inv Continue reading…
Oliver Hudson gets excited after a good swing while golfing on Wednesday afternoon (July 1) in New Orleans, La. The 38-year-old Scream Queens actor was joined for the outing by his mother Goldie Hawn‘s longtime partner Kurt Russell. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Oliver Hudson The week before, Oliver and sister Kate Hudson‘s [...]
Many things divide the people of New Orleans, but the shaved ice treat known as the Cream of Nectar Sno-Bliz might be the one thing that they can all agree upon.
If New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is able to add three-pointers to his game, the rest of the NBA better watch out. Davis went just 1-of-12 from three-point range this past season, with the one make coming in the form of a game-winner that ultimately helped the Pelicans make the playoffs. Show More Summary